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booze

 (bo͞oz) Slang
n.
1.
a. Hard liquor.
b. An alcoholic beverage.
2. A drinking spree.
intr.v. boozed, booz·ing, booz·es
To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.

[Alteration of obsolete bouse, from Middle English bousen, to drink to excess, from Middle Dutch būsen.]

booz′er n.
booz′i·ly adv.
booz′y adj.

booze

(buːz)
n
1. alcoholic drink
2. a drinking bout or party
vb
(usually intr) to drink (alcohol), esp in excess
[C13: from Middle Dutch būsen]
boozed adj
ˈboozing n

booze

(buz)

n., v. boozed, booz•ing. Informal. n.
1. any alcoholic drink, as whiskey.
2. a drinking bout or spree.
v.i.
3. to drink alcoholic liquor, esp. to excess.
[1610–20; dial. variant of bouse, Middle English bous strong drink < Middle Dutch būsen to drink to excess]
booz′er, n.

booze


Past participle: boozed
Gerund: boozing

Imperative
booze
booze
Present
I booze
you booze
he/she/it boozes
we booze
you booze
they booze
Preterite
I boozed
you boozed
he/she/it boozed
we boozed
you boozed
they boozed
Present Continuous
I am boozing
you are boozing
he/she/it is boozing
we are boozing
you are boozing
they are boozing
Present Perfect
I have boozed
you have boozed
he/she/it has boozed
we have boozed
you have boozed
they have boozed
Past Continuous
I was boozing
you were boozing
he/she/it was boozing
we were boozing
you were boozing
they were boozing
Past Perfect
I had boozed
you had boozed
he/she/it had boozed
we had boozed
you had boozed
they had boozed
Future
I will booze
you will booze
he/she/it will booze
we will booze
you will booze
they will booze
Future Perfect
I will have boozed
you will have boozed
he/she/it will have boozed
we will have boozed
you will have boozed
they will have boozed
Future Continuous
I will be boozing
you will be boozing
he/she/it will be boozing
we will be boozing
you will be boozing
they will be boozing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been boozing
you have been boozing
he/she/it has been boozing
we have been boozing
you have been boozing
they have been boozing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been boozing
you will have been boozing
he/she/it will have been boozing
we will have been boozing
you will have been boozing
they will have been boozing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been boozing
you had been boozing
he/she/it had been boozing
we had been boozing
you had been boozing
they had been boozing
Conditional
I would booze
you would booze
he/she/it would booze
we would booze
you would booze
they would booze
Past Conditional
I would have boozed
you would have boozed
he/she/it would have boozed
we would have boozed
you would have boozed
they would have boozed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.booze - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermentedbooze - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
aqua vitae, ardent spirits - strong distilled liquor or brandy
akvavit, aquavit - Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
arak, arrack - any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
bitters - alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
ouzo - a Greek liquor flavored with anise
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
schnapps, schnaps - any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
mescal - a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
tequila - Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
vodka - unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
firewater - any strong spirits (such as strong whisky or rum)
lacing - a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
Verb1.booze - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
ingest, consume, have, take in, take - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
tank - consume excessive amounts of alcohol
port - drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
claret - drink claret; "They were clareting until well past midnight"
bar hop, pub-crawl - go from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk; "he pub-crawled around Birmingham"
bib, tipple - drink moderately but regularly; "We tippled the cognac"
tope, drink - drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife"
hit it up, inebriate, souse, soak - become drunk or drink excessively
wine - drink wine
hold, carry - drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry"

booze

(Informal)
noun
1. alcohol, drink, spirits, juice (informal), the bottle (informal), liquor, grog (informal, chiefly Austral. & N.Z.), the hard stuff (informal), strong drink, intoxicant, firewater, John Barleycorn, hooch or hootch (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.) empty bottles of booze
verb
1. drink, indulge, get drunk, tipple, imbibe, tope, carouse, bevvy (dialect), get plastered, drink like a fish, go on the piss (taboo slang), get soused, get tanked up (informal), go on a binge or bender (informal), hit the booze or bottle (informal) a load of drunken businessmen who had been boozing all afternoon

booze

noun
Slang. A drinking bout:
Slang: bat, bender, jag, tear.
verb
Slang. To take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually:
Informal: nip, soak.
Slang: lush, tank up.
Idioms: bend the elbow, hit the bottle .
Translations
خَمْر، مَشْروباتٌ كُحولِيّهمَشْروب روحِيّيَشْرَبُ مَشْروبات كُحوليّه
chlastchlastatpít jako duhapití
sprutdrikke
viina
piće
piapiál
áfengiòjóra, drekka
gėrimaigirtuokliauti
alkoholiski dzērienialkoholsdzertžūpot
pijatikapiť ako dúha
sprit
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içkiiçki içmekkafayı çekmek
rượu

booze

[buːz]
A. Nbebida f
to go on the boozedarse a la bebida
to be off the boozehaber dejado la bebida
B. VI (= get drunk) → empinar el codo; (= go out drinking) → salir a beber
C. VTbeber

booze

[ˈbuːz]
nalcool m
vipicoler

booze

(inf)
n (= alcoholic drink)Alkohol m; (= spirits also)Schnaps m; (= drinking bout)Sauftour f (inf); keep off the boozelass das Saufen sein (inf); bring some boozebring was zu schlucken mit (inf); he’s gone back on the booze againer säuft wieder (inf)
visaufen (inf); all this boozingdiese Sauferei (inf); boozing partyBesäufnis nt (inf); to go out boozingsaufen gehen (inf)

booze

[buːz] (fam)
1. nalcolici mpl
bring your own booze → portatevi da bere

booze

(buːz) noun
alcoholic drink. Have you got enough booze for the party?
verb
to drink alcoholic drinks.

booze

مَشْروب روحِيّ chlast sprut Alkohol ποτό trago viina bibine piće bevanda alcolica sterkedrank alkohol alkohol bebida alcoólica выпивка sprit เครื่องดื่มที่มีแอลกอฮอล์ içki rượu

booze

n (fam o vulg) bebida alcohólica (incluyendo vino y cerveza)
References in classic literature ?
If the girls didn't booze they couldn't stand it any time at all.
But ye'd better be up arter 'im soon in the mornin', never mind the booze the night afore.
The moment happened to be one at which her father's sense of the antique nobility of his family was highest, and his sensitiveness to the smudge which Tess had set upon that nobility most pronounced, for he had just returned from his weekly booze at Rolliver's Inn.
A drop of booze just takes that off and makes him happy.
To tipple, booze, swill, soak, guzzle, lush, bib, or swig.
Skiff after skiff crossed the estuary and hauled up on the sandspit, while Hans' work was cut out for him--ever to row back and forth for more supplies of booze.
It's amazing the quantity of booze thirty plunks will buy, and it is equally amazing the quantity of booze outside of which twenty stiffs will get.
Bargain Booze is one of the area's leading off-licences and boasts a huge selection of spirits, beer, cider, soft drinks and confectionery, not to mention more than 100 varieties of chilled white, rose and red wines all at incredibly low prices.
This means that Britons who want to take advantage of cheaper alcohol prices on the continent will still have to travel there on so-called booze cruises.
Wine Cellar Ltd - owners of offlicence and convenience stores Booze Buster and Simply Drinks - has one year's supply of beer waiting for our first prize winner.
The trip was mad; not as much skating as we like, but tons of food, booze, jokes, landscapes, and bad driving.
Blue has stolen food and gas for booze, he traded his rifle for booze, he stole a truck and traded it for booze.